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17-ketosteroid

(sev″ĕn-tēn′kēt-ō-stēr′oyd″ )

One of a group of neutral steroids having a ketone group in carbon position 17. They are produced by the adrenal cortex and gonads and appear normally in the urine. Among them are androsterone, dehydroisoandrosterone, corticosterone, and 11-hydroxyisoandrosterone. A greater than normal or less than normal excretion in the urine is indicative of certain endocrine disorders such as adrenal adenomas or Cushing syndrome.
SEE: perhydrocyclopentanophenanthrene

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Venes, Donald, editor. "17-ketosteroid." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/760185/all/17_ketosteroid.
17-ketosteroid. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/760185/all/17_ketosteroid. Accessed May 25, 2019.
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